Bangladesh police to terminate 26 cops involved in drug use.
Bangladesh Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan had said dope test will be made compulsory for government jobs.
Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) of Bangladesh has started the process of terminating the services of 26 police personnel who failed the dope test. The DMP Commissioner Md. Shafiqul Islam told media persons in Dhaka on Saturday that dope test was conducted against suspected police personnel. A total of 26 people were found positive and the dismissal process is underway against these cops involved in drug use.
The DMP Commissioner said that the action against these cops would send a clear message that nobody involved in drugs will be spared. He said that police personnel taking drugs or helping the drug peddlers are being arrested and prosecuted.
A parliamentary body today recommended that the government set up a specialised institute similar to Bangladesh Standard and Testing Institute to carry out dope tests for those who want to join public services, police department and take admission in universities.
The parliamentary standing committee on home affairs also asked authorities of all universities to make it mandatory for all admission seekers to be subjected to a dope test before their admission test.